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 Blanket Flower

Also Known As:  Firewheel, Indian Blanket
Botanical Name:  Gaillardia x. grandiflora
Plant Type:  Perennial
Light Requirement:  Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Demand:  Low, Medium
Landscape Use:  Deer Resistant, Container, Salt Tolerant
Ornamental Color:  Yellow, Red, Orange
Native/Adapted:  Adapted
Wildlife Value:  Butterflies (nectar source), Birds
Season:  Spring, Summer
Deciduous/Evergreen:  Deciduous
Plant Form:  Upright
Plant Spread (ft.):  1'
Plant Height (ft.):  1.5'

Yellow and red wheels of color. Grows in dry to moist soil. G. pulchella is a native annual that readily reseeds. Seeds are commercially available.

Photo provided by: Randy Weston, Weston Gardens Inc.

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